ADF – Major Grants Program

Faculty of Education Research Office: November 1, 2012 (if you wish feedback on your application please submit 2-3 weeks early to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: November 15, 2012

Value:  maximum not specified but must be more than $8500

Description: Western’s ADF New Research and Scholarly Initiatives Award – Major Grants competition promotes the academic development of the University by providing seed funds for new research and scholarly initiatives. Priority will be given to projects that involve the initiation of outstanding scholarly endeavours or frontier research.

Eligibility: Applications may be made by individuals, disciplinary teams, and cross-and-interdisciplinary teams, including those with external matching funds. At the time of application, the Principal Investigator must be a regular, full-time faculty member at Western. Applicants must be eligible to hold a research grant at Western. Principal Investigators and Co-Applicants who have not received ADF support in the past 3 years are eligible to apply.

Preference will be given to new researchers. Special consideration may be given to those applications where careful integration and campus-wide planning is evident.

Full Applications are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA proposal.

Guidelines and application forms
Please carefully review the forms and guidelines as changes have been made to both.

NOTE: Applications must be submitted electronically in pdf format . Please submit your electronic application by November 1/12 to Karen Kueneman,, along with a hard copy of the signature page bearing your signature.  All applications will be forwarded by the Research Office to Research Development & Services by the submission deadline of November 15/12.


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